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A cop (Roberts) tries to bust a gang of teenage gun dealers. In the process he catches only one and tries to charge him with a number of offences but fails since the gang member is underage... See full summary »

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John Penney
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Roberts ... Dylan Cooper
Laurie Holden ... Ally Marsey
Nick Mancuso ... Stone
Saul Rubinek ... Bookkeeper
Marcie Mellish ... Zoe
Mark Hildreth ... Rusty Walker
Yee Jee Tso ... Kim Li 'Blade' Cho
Emily Perkins ... Karen 'Shy Girl' Daniels
Tygh Runyan ... Sid 'Skull' Vincent
Peter Hanlon ... Lance Milleti
Adam Mills Adam Mills ... Fat Kid
Sean Amsing ... Eager Kid
Amanda O'Leary Amanda O'Leary ... Rusty's Mother
Jarred Blancard ... Willy (Killer)
Sean Milliken Sean Milliken ... Crane Operator
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Storyline

A cop (Roberts) tries to bust a gang of teenage gun dealers. In the process he catches only one and tries to charge him with a number of offences but fails since the gang member is underage. One by one the youth's friends start turning up dead. It is up to Dylan (Roberts), and his partner to save the youth from the same fate as the rest of his gang. Written by Kyle D.W. Patola <dpatola@sky.lakeheadu.ca>

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Is the future worth dying for?


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Rated R for strong violence, drug use and language | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A jövő hóhérai See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (Alphacine)
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Obvious stunt double when Sid rolls down the stairs after robbing the meth cooks. See more »

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The worst "action packed" save the children movie ever.
12 August 1999 | by KanadierSee all my reviews

I viewed this movie late at night on a "premium" cable channel. The movie was horrible, not only was every scene poorly acted it was incredibly predictable. When I say poorly acted I mean to say the worst. The teen actors were unbelievable and delivered their lines horribly and could not have been anymore sterotypical in their manurisms and actions. The bad guys were unbelievable, what squabbling losers would produce crack or some other hard drug in North America far away from the raw supplies. Why would they have boxes full of guns, loaded no less, lying around for no use. If they have this hyper explosive crack lab setup one would think that security would be a little tighter. My suggestion: If you want to keep the Tipper Gore "save our youth" theme lose the action and melodramatics. If you want to make a late night action movie lose the crusade theme and add more of the following: sex, drugs, and action scenes. It'll be bad but at least not horrible. In a word it was chessy. It sent cold chills up my back.


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